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KRON
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
were given for assault weapons. congresswoman jackie spier hopes the gun buyback leads to less crime. but critics have long argued that there is a lack of evidence to prove that. >> for every one gone we take off the street is one less potential for a death, murder. >> officials also collected a 100 and 300 round capacity magazines, a sawed-off shotgun and a street sweeper revolver. r all told, more than 63- thousand dollars was handed out at saturday's event. more than 700 firearms. including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns and 371 long guns were collected. the san mateo county sheriff's office will issue final numbers on monday. >> from san francisco to capitol hill. thousands of people took to the streets all across the nation saturday in support of president obama's gun control initiatives as well as new measures introduced on capitol hill. chris mozingo introduces us washington calling on congress to support the new proposals. >> we need to be heard. >> reporter: lori bennett is not accustomed to events like this. this is her first demonstration. >> "newtown just tore my heart
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
in 2004. >> joining me is congresswoman jackie speier. i have been asking my panel about the appetite in washington for this. is the biggest problem pro gun democrats in the senate to see something like this move forward? >> i think it is. i think the nra is still a very powerful force. and we need to work with them to find a way to get to yes. and that's really our challenge. i totally support the assault weapon ban. i think the most critical thing we can do, however, is to make sure that we have a universal background check, and that we ban these high-capacity magazines. >> congresswoman, explain why this is so personal to you and now in your professional capacity to see something done. >> it's personal to me on two levels. one, i carry the assault weapon ban in california many years ago, back in 1989, and feel very strongly about it. and before that, i was shot in jonestown, gianna, five times, left for dead on an air strip for 22 hours, so i know the kind of brutality that assault weapons can do to human beings. and we just don't need the slaughter of people in this country becaus
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